Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
READ... THE LETHBRIOGE HERALD 'CHINOOK' SOUTH ALBERTA'S LARGEST RURAL CIRCULATION The LetKbtidgc Herald TELEVISION GUIDE 1 KING KOIN LAUNDERETTE Waihing, Drying, Dry Cleaning Phone 328-8944 3 Ave. 12 St. B S. Attendsd Men. thru Fri. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1973 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 TO FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 'My Fair Lady' makes TV debut next Sunday Musical comedy fans are in for a special treat when CBC-TV presents the movie version of the Lerner and Loewe smash hit, My Fair Lady, Sunday, September 16 at p.m. The musical, loosely bas- ed on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, opened on Broadway in 1956 and ran for consecutive performances in the American city, as well as touring the world with a variety of professional and amateur companies. The movie version, produced in 1964 by Jack L. Warner, won immediate acclaim and has become one of the highest grossing pictures of all time. The international cast includes Rex Harrison, Audrey Hep- burn, Stanley Holloway, Wilfred Hyde-White, Oscar Awards program set lor April 2 BURBANK (NBC) The 46th Annual Oscar Awards, honoring motion picture achievements in 1973, will be held Tuesday, April 2, 1974 and colorcast on the NBC Television Network that night from the Los Angeles Music Centre. Announcement of the 1974 Awards ceremonies site and date was made by Walter Mirisch, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, following a meeting of the Academy's Board of Governors The Awards program will be produced and stag- ed in the Dorothy Chandler Pavihan of the Los Angeles Music Centre. Larry Mann Award-winning Canadian actor, Larry Mann, co- stars in CTV's popular police and medical drama in its second exciting season this Fall Playing Ll Jack Gordon in "Police Larry is happy to be back in Toronto near close friends and family after an absence of eight years in the States being featured in television and films. Theodore Bikel, Gladys Cooper and Jeremy Brett. Academy Award "Oscars" went to Harrison, Harry Stradling for color cinematography, Andre Previn for scoring, Cecil Beaton for costume design, George R. Groves for'sound, Gene Allen and Cecil Beaton for color art direction, George Cukor for direction and to the pic- ture itself Lyricist Alan Jay Lerner also wrote the screenplay 'for this production, which features eighteen songs written in collaboration with Frederick Loewe. The impressive score includes "I Could Have Danced All "I've Grown Accustomed To Her "On The Street Where You "Get Me To The Church On "The Rain In "Wouldn't It Be "Why Can't The "Just You Wait, Henry Higgins" and "With A Lit- tle Bit of The story of the cockney girl who is transformed into a lady has been one of the world's best loved tales for generations. This film version My Fair Lady can only enhance that love. S V V premiere J or stage hit The Academy Award-winning movie musical My Fair Lady, from the stage hit by Lerner and Loewe, will have its world TV premiere on CBC tele- vision, Sunday, Sept. 16, at p.m. The three-and-a-half-hour presenta- tion stars Rex Harrison, recreating his Broadway role as Prof. Higgins, and Audrey Hepburn as the delightful Eliza Doolittle. The musical is based on G. Bernard Shaw's famous stage play, Pygmalion. Kowan Toronto native Female lead in 'The Star Canadian born Gay Rowan is the female lead in the Glen-Warren-CTV production of "The an original science fiction adventure series starring Keir Dullea and premiering this Fall on CTV Her most recent role was the lead in Canada's official entry and the opener of the Berlin Film Festival. "I couldn't believe the reception I got when I Gay com- mented, "they're really interested in Canadian productions over there Her career has very much the aura of a story about it. She has no formal training and that kept her from per- forming with establish- ment theatres in Canada. But her desire to act won out. Her first taste of acting came with the Red Barn Theatre during the summer of 1965 and the following year. She moved r GAY ROWAN to Toronto where she appeared with the Toronto workshop in "Flood" and "Che Guevera." While with the Theatre Passe Muraille she played in "Buzzer" and later played Sister Joy in the Global Village production of "The Life of Lady Godiva." The 25-year-old Ms. Rowan was born in Toronto but grew up in the neighboring Pickering. While at high school she was always pushing for theatre and dramatic productions Last year she played the lead role in three films. "Downhill All The "Race Home to Die" and the aforemen- tioned "U-Turn." Also last year Gay auditioned with Keir Dullea in a role for a screen test She might have missed the chance for this part had Keir not remembered her and asked that the tape be found and she be considered for the part "I was really surpris- ed because they usually wipetaped tests such as mine but it was still there wins I- awards alAtlanta Four CTV productions have been selected as award winners at the Sixth Annual International Film Festival being held in Atlanta, Georgia during September. "A CTV In- quiry Give 5 "The "The Shield" and "The Atlantic" were selected in competi- tion with films from all over the world. Murray Chercover, President and Managing Director of CTV com- mented, "Naturally, we are pleased by these awards, particularly as the Atlanta Festival has grown in size and prestige over the past four years and has become one of the foremost international events in this field. Our programs faced competi- tion with over other entrants. We are proud of our productions and our people and these awards are further recognition of their devotion and dedica- tion to their arts, skills and disciplines All those who worked on these projects from conception to final edits truly deserve the credit." and the producers were talking to me and finally asked me to do another audition tape. I had four days to put something together and they were good enough to provide me with an actor so I didn't have to go it alone Taping for "The Starlost" is keeping Gay busy and will continue to do so for another four months and maybe more. "I'm ex- cited about all Gay said. "Keir is such a giving actor, 1 know I'll learn a lot from him." Last year was a big year for Gay and everything happened so quickly, but she recalled, "there were some moments of drought and that was when I went back to work as a waitress. I worked between jobs. I didn't mind it, it was honest and hard work." for OK car winner LOS ANGELES CBS Estelle Parsons. Oscar- awarded actress for her supporting role in Bonnie and Clyde, will star with Dennis Weaver in Terror on the Beach, suspense drama being produced by Alan Jay Factor for presentation during the 1973-74 season on The New CBS Tuesday Night Movies. Miss Parsons, whose legitimate stage appearances have won her a number of special awards, has been seen in such films as Rachel. Rachel. Don't Drink the Water. Strangers and I Never Sang for My Father leads to Nancy Kulp. a new regular on NBC-TV's "The Brian Keith came to Hollywood to be a press agent and in her first inter- view for a job was asked to test for a movie. "I got the part too. and that ended my public relations career right there."